Joe Bloggs


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Joe Bloggs

A typical, ordinary, average person. (Technically gender neutral, though suggesting a male given the use of "Joe.") Their security is so lax that any old Joe Bloggs could walk right up and take their equipment. For any new piece of technology to succeed in the market these days, it has to be easy for any Joe Bloggs to pick up and use.
See also: joe

ˌJoe ˈBloggs

(British English) (American English ˌJoe ˈBlow) (informal) a way of referring to a typical ordinary person: What will this promised cut in taxes really mean to Joe Bloggs and his family?As the son of a senator, of course he has advantages that the average Joe Blow doesn’t have.
See also: joe
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The Joe Bloggs brand was founded in 1986 by young entrepreneur Shami Ahmed, who oversaw a meteoric rise in the label's popularity.
She now finds that if she uses her own name on her own creations, the Joe Bloggs company could well have a good case against her.
Today Joe Bloggs employs more than 100 people and is successful in men's sportswear, jeans and casual wear as well as tops and sweat pants.
We surely need far more A Geggies and less Joe Bloggs BA or BSc.
She would also like to hear from anyone who can identify a group of youths seen near the mini-roundabout in Mill Street on Tuesday night, including one who is described as aged about 19, white, slim with dark eyebrows and wearing a combat jacket, grey or blue jogging bottoms and a distinctive Joe Bloggs knitted hat.
I doubt whether Joe Bloggs on the terraces and the football managers of this particular era will ever see eye to eye.
Look at him as your average Joe Bloggs rather than this superhuman phenomenon.
However, the ordinary Joe Bloggs cannot tackle these thugs alone, we need police help.
WE MAY no longer mock immigrants , or even Joe Bloggs from next door who is a long-standing member of the ``bad back brigade'', but they are mocking us .
Had it been Joe Bloggs punching Russell, a blind eye would have been turned.
The appointment of Adrian Wright comes as the firm, which not long ago opened a new Hugo Boss store in Birmingham's Mailbox retail development, faces a possible pounds 35 million takeover bid from Shami Ahmed, the Joe Bloggs fashion entrepreneur.
But if Joe Bloggs goes kerb-crawling and picks up a tart on the street he is a disgusting pervert and she is a slut.
There may be penalty clauses if you don't reach targets, for example, and these targets may get harder once every Joe Bloggs on the block has an ATM.
MIKE ROSS says the Heineken Cup can become the Joe Bloggs Cup as far as he's concerned - just as long a competition for the top European clubs exists.
JOE BLOGGS TAXI DRIVER 1 Ali Mjan, 30, from Grangetown, Cardiff, has been a taxi driver since 2005.